Nonfiction from Tom Jones and Nugent on Feminism | Xpress Reviews

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The honesty and openness with which Tom Jones shares his life and career make it a must-read; witty, entertaining, and frequently painfully relatable, Nugent’s work is a must-read for younger women

LJ Media Reviews: November 1, 2015

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Audio fiction from Clegg, Grafton, Weiner; nonfiction on the Great War, epic survival, Edward I. Video stars Judgement at Nuremberg and Love Between the Covers. Trailers of Burroughs, Life, and Xenia

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, October 2015

Watchman is still at No. 1; Tidying Up is cluttering the top of nonfiction

Nonfiction on Buenos Aires, Latinos in America, Philadelphia, Climate Change, Shelley | Xpress Reviews

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Welcome to Buenos Aires; the immigrant story in Greenport, NY; Kephart’s affair with the City of Brotherly Love; Gorton presents his theory on diminishing global warming; poet Shelley as a political influence

LJ Media Reviews: October 1, 2015

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Fiction from King, Kwan, Pitre; nonfiction on human trafficking, the Vikings, treasure hunters, Marco Polo. Documentaries on LGBT people in Cameroon, Hurricane Sandy, organ donation programs, plus new Trailers: What’s coming on DVD/Bu-ray

Nonfiction: Petrini on Slow Food and Stewart on Animals | Xpress Reviews

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Petrini outlines the beginnings and philosophy of the slow food movement; Stewart’s purpose is “to inspire all animal lovers to learn a little more and do a little more”

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, September 2015

Cast your eye on Watchman, in the top spot; Coates’s treatise enters nonfiction at No. 2

LJ Media Reviews: September 15, 2015

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Big fiction from Child, Deveraux, Lee, and L’Amour, coming-of-age Visions and Revisions. Top documentary Iris, shades of Susan Sontag, John Penton. Fast Scans of Clouds of Sils Maria, Woman in Gold, and more.

Nonfiction on God Anxiety, Novice Sailing, the Bible in American Life, Lamentations | Xpress Reviews

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Lots of discussion of religion: the fear of God is not a freak of Christianity; an important analysis the Roman Catholic Church in the modern world; the role and use of the Bible over the course of America’s early years; Lamentations

Nonfiction: Ray Benson, Healthy Oils, Fishing/Fish, George Merrick, Islamic Art, Abortion | Xpress Reviews

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A business book on cooperation, a beautiful cookbook on healthy oils, a lyrical memoir that will especially appeal to fishers, the career of Carol Moseley Braun, a history of Carol Gables, architectural and design legacies of the Seljuk and Ottoman empires, a rich and readable account of the abortion issue, the man who invented Thomas the Tank Engine